Wednesday, November 6, 2019
5:30PM – 8:00PM Deal Crawl Opening Reception (Sponsored by Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP) NASCAR Hall of Fame
Join ACG Charlotte for a fun evening of networking in Uptown Charlotte.
Thursday, November 7, 2019
7:30AM – 9:00AM Lender Spotlight Breakfast (Sponsored by Ally Bank, Bank of Ireland, Barings, CIT Commercial Services, PNC Business Credit, South State Bank, SunTrust Bank) Mint Museum Uptown
Stop by to enjoy a continental breakfast, hosted by the region’s preeminent lenders, before you start your day.
 
8:00AM – 12:00PM Deal Crawl 1-on-1 Meetings Across Uptown Charlotte
Extended private meetings, scheduled in advance, pair firms for 35-minute deal sourcing meetings held in offices across Uptown Charlotte. See the city while you meet with representatives from local firms and firms from around the country. Registration is at the firm level and is limited to investment banks and private equity groups. Participation in this portion of the conference requires separate registration.
 
9:30AM Industry Dive: Fintech (Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank) Mint Museum Uptown
Our panelists will discuss the swift emergence of the Fintech industry and Charlotte’s unique position in the sector.
 
10:30AM 2020 Deal Trends (Sponsored by Donnelley Financial Solutions) Mint Museum Uptown
As we cross into a new decade, learn about trends that are changing the way deals get done. Our panelists will cover new uses of artificial intelligence, opportunity zone benefits, and changing views on human capital.
 
12:00PM – 1:30PM Keynote Luncheon featuring Matt Birk (Sponsored by Barings) Mint Museum Uptown
Join ACG Charlotte for a fantastic networking lunch, highlighted by a thought-provoking keynote address. More information to come!
 
2:00PM – 4:00PM Deal Crawl 1-on-1 Meetings (continued) Across Uptown Charlotte
Extended private meetings, scheduled in advance, pair firms for 35-minute deal sourcing meetings held in offices across Uptown Charlotte. See the city while you meet with representatives from local firms and firms from around the country. Registration is at the firm level and is limited to investment banks and private equity groups. Participation in this portion of the conference requires separate registration.
 
2:00PM The Allure of Alternative Capital (Sponsored by Accord Financial) Mint Museum Uptown
Private capital is evolving and altering the investment landscape. More often than before, traditional private equity capital is being passed over in lieu of fundless/independent sponsors, family offices and independent lenders with equity capabilities. Our panel will explore new forms of capital available in the market today, their attraction, and the unique nature of each within the structure of a transaction.
 
3:00PM PE Backing in Specialty Distribution: Ridgemont’s Acquisition of Munch’s Supply (Sponsored by GreerWalker LLP) Mint Museum Uptown
The transaction deal team will take you through the anatomy of a recent deal, including motivations for the sale and investment, transaction opportunities and obstacles, elements unique to the deal and post-transaction development and future growth plans.
 
4:00PM – 5:30PM Crawl’s End Closing Reception (Sponsored by Moore & Van Allen PLLC) Halcyon (adjacent to Mint Museum Uptown)
Drop by to relax, network and toast the close of a successful Deal Crawl!
A welcoming Dealmakers’ Lounge, sponsored by DealCloud, is open throughout the day in the Atrium of the Mint Museum Uptown. Take a break in between events to mingle with other conference attendees, schedule your own meetings or catch up on work. Be sure to visit our sponsor exhibitors. Snacks and beverages served throughout the day.